Sir Jefferson, the Blue Knight of Concord -- a member of the Knights of the Guild-East -- prepares for a jousting demonstration at the S.C. Equine Center outside of Camden Feb. 9 during the S.C. Horseman's Council Expo. Other Knights of the Guild-East include the Red Knight, Sir Troy; Green Knight, Sir David; and the Pink Knight, Lady Kayleigh. Based in Concord, N.C., the group delivers an "Early Act FirstKnight" character education program for schools throughout the Carolinas. The program teaches students how to become noble, service-oriented people, along with why it is important they do so. Other ...
"Inside, looking out. Kirkover Hills (Camden, SC)" reads the caption on this photo submitted by Betsy Sanders Long to the Chronicle-Independent's Facebook page Sunday after a mid-winter snowfall. Several people submitted photos -- and videos -- of the snow falling and its aftermath. Editor Martin L. Cahn picked out this photograph as the best to publish in today's edition.
HAMPTON, Va. -- Hampton University senior guard Olivia Allen, the daughter of Cassatt natives Henry, Jr., and Iva (Clark) Allen, helped lead the Hampton University women's basketball team to an 83-42 win over visiting Norfolk State at the HU Convocation Center in front of a national ESPNU audience on Monday night.
Friday: Thomas Sumter Academy vs. North Central in the May Plant Credit Union Baseball Bash at North Central (6 p.m.); Fayetteville Flight at the Palmetto State Rizers (ABA professional basketball at E. Clarkson Rhame City Arena in Camden – 7 p.m.); South Carolina High School League state individual wrestling championships at the Anderson Civic Center
Camden-based Fenwick Equestrian, owned and operated by Wilhelmina McEwan and her brother, Fred McEwan, will once again be the corporate and presenting sponsor for the second annual Camden Winter Classic horse show.
Funeral service with military honors for SFC James Dewey Edge, US Army (Ret'd), 83, will be held Monday at 11:00 a.m. at Powers Funeral Home with burial to follow in Fort Jackson National Cemetery. The Rev. Greg Sweet and the Rev. Brian Ogburn will officiate. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to KershawHealth Hospice.
Mr. Samuel "Wiley" Goodwin, Sr. , 70, of 716 Kings Street, Camden, died Friday, February 15, 2013. Family and friends may call at 712 King Street, Camden. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced at a later date by Brown's Funeral Home, Camden is serving the Goodwin Family.
Ada S. Williams ("Miss Ada"), 93, of Camden, SC, passed away on February 14, 2013, after a brief illness. Ada was born the 12th of 14 children to Walter and Alice Simons in Ridgeway, SC, on April 20, 1919.
One of my favorite events each year is the Adult Education graduation ceremony. It's a particularly special occasion for me because it celebrates the accomplishments of people for whom school didn't work out the first time. The genius of American education is that there is always another chance, another opportunity to take care of unfinished business. As we know, the same can't be said in most countries in the world.
February 18, 2013|
By KCSD Superintendent Dr. Frank Morgan
C-I contributing columnist